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Should I remove Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,410
United States Rank #24,901
Reach 0.0098%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.93 days
56.83 days >
Average installed length: 29.86 days


2.0.0400 0.73%
2.0.4 29.93%
2.0.3 10.22%
2.0.2 10.22% 11.68%
1.6.0 29.93%
1.5.0 2.92%
1.4.1 4.38%

Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate


Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate is a program developed by Hilti. The most used version is 2.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is Hilti.AutoUpdate.SelfUpdater.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 956.86 KB (979,825 bytes). Hilti.AutoUpdate.Service.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 28% of users of Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hilti.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hilti\PROFIS AutoUpdate\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DFB42EEE-ABC7-49E6-9BAA-1E29688E316D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 956.86 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate

Program executable:Hilti.AutoUpdate.SelfUpdater.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Hilti\PROFIS AutoUpdate\Hilti.AutoUpdate.SelfUpdater.exe
Additional files:
  • Hilti.AutoUpdate.Service.exe - Hilti AutoUpdate
  • Hilti.AutoUpdate.Tray.exe
  • Hilti.AutoUpdate.SelfUpdater.exe (by Agito d.o.o) - Hilti.AutoUpdate.SelfUpdater
  • Hilti.AutoUpdate.IService.dll (by Agito d.o.o) - Hilti.AutoUpdate.IService
  • Agito.ISFramework.ResourceManager.dll - Agito ISFramework (Agito.ISFramework.ResourceManager)
  • Agito.ISFramework.Utilities.dll - Agito.ISFramework.Utilities

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Hilti.AutoUpdate.Service.exe runs as a service named 'Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate Service' (Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate Service) "Service is checking for lastest versions, downloading and installing new versions of applications and restoring older versions of applications.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Hilti.AutoUpdate.Tray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PROFIS AutoUpdate' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hilti\PROFIS AutoUpdate\Hilti.AutoUpdate.Tray.exe -hidden.

How do I remove Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate?

Quickly and completely remove Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Hilti PROFIS AutoUpdate.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.88%
Windows 8 19.71%
Windows XP 8.76%
Windows Vista 2.19%
Windows Server 2003 1.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 39.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.30%
Windows 8.1 6.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.29%
  Germany 13.16%
  Italy 10.53%
  Spain 4.61%
  France 3.29%
  Netherlands 3.29%
  Canada 2.63%
  Malaysia 2.63%
  Czech Republic 2.63%
  Australia 1.97%
  Brazil 1.97%
  Saudi Arabia 1.97%
  United Arab Emirates 1.32%
  Portugal 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.18%
Dell 24.05%
ASUS 12.66%
Intel 6.33%
Acer 3.80%
Lenovo 3.80%
Sony 3.80%
Samsung 2.53%
Toshiba 1.27%
American Megatrends 1.27%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8760w 2.94%
ASUS All Series 1.96%
HP xw4600 Workstation 1.96%
HP EliteBook 8570w 1.96%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 1.96%
Dell Latitude E6510 1.96%


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